Monday, April 14, 2014
Lee Sheng-mu and Tsai Chia-hsin from Taiwan fell to Chinese rivals in the men's doubles final of the 2014 OUE Singapore Open on Sunday after an impressive run in the US$300,000 event.
The two leading candidates for the Kuomintang (KMT) nomination in this year's mayoral race in Taipei campaigned actively over the weekend, seeking support in a public opinion poll that will help determine the winner.
Taiwan's most luxurious train decades ago, the Guanghua Express, will be retired from service after the electrification of the rail line between Hualien and Taitung is completed in June, according to the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA).
A flash mob organized by members of one of Taiwan's indigenous tribes surprised travelers at Taipei Railway Station yesterday with traditional songs and dances and the traditional costumes they wore.
The Taiwan Strait Tourism Association said yesterday that seven Taiwanese tourists on a private bus and their Chinese driver were injured in an accident that occurred a day earlier in Shanghai after a trip to the venue of the Shanghai World Expo.
It was a soggy holiday festival for hundreds of migrant workers and immigrants from Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia, who threw water at one another during the traditional Thai New Year celebration in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan, yesterday.
Sunday, April 13, 2014
Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌) visited the Taipei City Zhongzheng First Precinct yesterday, encouraging officers who defended the station from protesters on April 11 as well as giving his support to the chief of the precinct., 1 Comment
Lawmakers are bickering over the schedule for a review of a bill introducing oversight of cross-strait negotiations.
The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) must break up its factions and let the younger generations take control from the elders to cope with the social and political changes in the post-Sunflower era, some DPP members urged yesterday., 1 Comment
It will take about two weeks to repair the damage done to Taiwan's parliament during a recent student-led occupation, a Legislative Yuan official said yesterday, but it was unclear if the cleanup will disrupt future meetings.